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Zimbabwean transitions : essays on Zimbabwean literature in English, Ndebele and Shona /
edited by Mbongeni Z. Malaba and Geoffrey V. Davis.
imprint
Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007.
description
xi, 244 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
9042023767, 9789042023765
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imprint
Amsterdam ; New York, NY : Rodopi, 2007.
isbn
9042023767
9789042023765
contents note
Great Zimbabwe in Rhodesian Fiction / Anthony Chennells -- Knowing Native, Going Native: Cognitive Borderlines and the Sense of Belonging in Doris Lessing's African Laughter and Dan Jacobson's The Electronic Elephant -- Representing the Past in the Present: Timelessness of the Ndebele Royal Praises / Beverlyn Dube -- Inkos' uLobengula yasinyamalala: The Attitude to Tradition in Ndebele Theoretical Writing / Alena Rettová -- The Significance of Ndebele Historical Fiction / Samukele Hadebe -- The Changing Roles of Women in siNdebele Literature / Tommy Matshakayile-Ndlovu / The Portrayal of Women in Stanley Nyamfukudza's Works / Mbongeni Z. Malaba -- Coming Unstuck: Masculine Identities in Postcolonial Zimbabwean Fiction / Patricia Alden -- The Fourth Dimension: Dambudzo Marechera as a Dramatist - An Analysis of Two Plays / Owen S. Seda -- Modern Shona Literature as a Site of Struggle, 1956-2000 / Emmanuel M. Chiwome -- From a "Puny Domesticity" to Topical Commitment: Trends in the Development of Shona Written Drama Since 1968 / Kennedy C. Chinyowa -- "Spirit of Place": Mungoshi's Rolling World / Rosemary Gray -- The Zimbabwe International Book Fair / Virginia Phiri -- "You need to Have the Idea, the Vision, and the Passion": An Interview with Irene Staunton -- Words of Praise for Yvonne Vera: On the Occasion of the Award of the LiBeratur Prize for Her Novel Butterfly Burning in German Translation Under the Title Schmetterling in Flammen, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 6 October 2002 / Geoffrey V. Davis.
language note
In English, Ndebele and Shona.
catalogue key
6461771
 
Includes bibliographical references.
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Table of Contents
Introduction
Great Zimbabwe in Rhodesian Fictionp. 1
Knowing Native, Going Native: Cognitive Borderlines and the Sense of Belonging in Doris Lessing's African Laughter and Dan Jacobson's The Electronic Elephantp. 25
Representing the Past in the Present: The Timelessness of the Ndebele Royal Praisesp. 39
Inkos' uLobengula yasinyamalala: The Attitude to Tradition in Ndebele Theoretical Writingp. 53
The Significance of Ndebele Historical Fictionp. 77
The Changing Roles of Women in siNdebele Literaturep. 91
The Portrayal of Women in Stanley Nyamfukudza's Worksp. 107
Coming Unstuck: Masculine Identities in Postcolonial Zimbabwean Fictionp. 125
The Fourth Dimension: Dambudzo Marechera as a Dramatist - An Analysis of Two Playsp. 147
Modern Shona Literature as a Site of Struggle, 1956-2000p. 159
From a "Puny Domesticity" to Topical Commitment: Trends in the Development of Shona Written Drama Since 1968p. 173
"Spirit of Place": Mungoshi's Rolling Worldp. 193
The Zimbabwe International Book Fair (ZIBF)p. 205
"You need to have the idea, the vision, and the passion": An Interview with Irene Stauntonp. 211
Words of Praise for Yvonne Vera - On the Occasion of the Award of the LiBeratur Prize For Her Novel Butterfly Burning in German Translation Under the Title Schmetterling in Flammen, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 6 October 2002p. 219
Book Reviewsp. 233
Notes on Contributors and Editorsp. 241
Notes for Contributorsp. 243
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